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Sarah Templeton | Singing with Spontaneity: A Feldenkrais® Awareness Through Movement Series for Skillful Posture, Breath, and Use of the Feet

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How to do a lesson:

  • Have a small stack of hand towels as a support or a small firm pillow to place under your head as needed.
  • Seated lessons will best be done in a firm chair that does not roll.
  • Go very slowly.
  • Pause the lesson as needed to give yourself time.
  • Move within your own comfortable range. 
  • Do NOT push or strain. You will get more benefits by doing less.
  • Try to let go of doing the movements the “right” way. 
  • Be curious and enjoy the changes.
  • Follow any healthcare restrictions you have been given.

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Refining Imagination

Bending and straightening your ankles, knees, and hips, relating to the rib cage and breath, while lying on one side; exploring merely imagining the second side; how developing your imagination can help with vocal challenges.

Creating Character

Using the image of painting the floor with the bottom of your foot, learn how a constraint imposed on the movement brings up new possibilities; exploring how this concept can be applied to creating a character for a song or role.

Being Specific

Sliding the jaw with detailed awareness and exhaling with sound while using the image of the internal balloon; how being specific can help us with both acting and singing techniques.

Playfulness

Using playfulness and curiosity to find many options for breathing, that you can call upon later, while singing, depending on the demands of the song.

Spontaneity

‘Bell Hand’ movements to learn a quality of moving with less effort; playing with the idea of reversibility as you move from your side to your back to standing; how being able to react from moment to unanticipated moment can help us as singers, helping us to be poised and ready to respond to what the song or scene requires.